Ksplice Desktop

Ksplice provides members of the Linux community free security updates for their desktop Linux installation. Ksplice currently supports Ubuntu distributions. No registration is necessary, but providing Ksplice with an email address allows us to communicate with you should any issues arise.

Ubuntu Installation Instructions

Click the Download button to download the uptrack package.

Double-click the uptrack.deb file in your Downloads folder.

Ubuntu Software Center will bring up the uptrack package information. Click Install, and the installation will begin.

Start a terminal and run:

$ uptrack-upgrade -n

You will next be prompted to agree to the terms of service.

Ksplice Uptrack is now installed on your system and ready to apply the latest fixes to Linux, all without rebooting.

To update your system, start a terminal and run:

$ uptrack-upgrade -y

For more information on how to use Ksplice Uptrack, see the User's Guide.

Ksplice for Linux Desktops is provided free of charge with no warranties, express or implied. No support is provided.